Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Complex Systems, Sustainability and Innovation

Edited by Ciza Thomas

Government of Kerala

The book on complex systems, sustainability, and innovation explores a broad set of ideas and presents some of the state-of-the-art research in this field concisely in six chapters. In a complex system, it is difficult to know exactly how the individual components contribute to an observed behavior and the extent of each component's contributions. It is the interactions of the individual components that determine the emergent functionalities. This makes it difficult to understand and predict the behavior of complex systems and hence the effects of any innovations in this field. This necessitates for the emergence of a new age of innovations with the main focus on user orientation and sustainability. This book explores some of the complex systems and their dependence on the environment to provide a long-term perspective, aiding innovations and supporting a sustainable society. The intended audience of this book will mainly consist of researchers, research students, and practitioners in the field of complex systems and sustainability.

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Complex Systems, Sustainability and InnovationEdited by Ciza Thomas

Published: December 14th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/62659

ISBN: 978-953-51-2842-7

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2841-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6688-7

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

7771 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

10 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introduction to Complex Systems, Sustainability and Innovation

By Ciza Thomas, Rendhir R. Prasad and Minu Mathew


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2. Measurement of the Communication Possibility of Service Requests for Multiservers in Parallel Connection in Cloud Computing Systems

By Rabha W. Ibrahim


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3. System Control for Sustainability: Application to Building Design

By Kazutoshi Fujihira


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4. Stabilization Control for the Giant Swing Motion of the Horizontal Bar Gymnastic Robot Using Delayed Feedback Control

By Dasheng Liu


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5. Quantitative Methods in System-Based Drug Discovery

By Yu-Chen Lo, Ren Gui, Hiroshi Honda and Jorge Z. Torres


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6. Stochastic Agent-Based Simulation of the Role of Labor in the Economy

By Alexander Kindler, Natasa Golo and Sorin Solomon


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